BANGALORE : “The faithfull should try and instill an environment of holiness and sanctity among families which will help spread this to the society as a whole,” said Metropolitan Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim while inaugurating the “MGM Counselling Centre” on June 26 in Banaswadi, Bangalore.
The metropolitan was also felicitated on his maiden visit to Bangalore after his recent consecration as a Bishop of the Malankara Orthodox in May.
“Every body should be ready to partake in this sacred environment and play an effective role. Besides this, we must also help the elderly and be able to inculcate among children values of truth and holiness,” the young metropolitan added.
The MGM Counselling Centre is a project of the Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Student Movement (MGOCSM)’s student and youth counseling centre which will aid students, couples and the elderly.
Dr Seraphim Metropolitan had consented to inaugurate the centre in his capacity as the former general secretary of MGOCSM of India.
The function was organized by the Karnataka Chapter and Bangalore Diocese MGOCSM.
Shri K J George, Congress MLA of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Sarvagna Nagar Constituency inaugurated the meeting.
Cor-episcopos Abraham Marettu, presided over the function.
Cor-episcopos T K Thomas, George Thomas, ABM Director Jebi Cherian, Fr Mathews Daniel, MGOCSM Chapter, Karnataka Chapter, Fr DR Paul T Varghese and others also spoke.
Picture courtesy: Malayala Manorama